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A week in reviews: 25 - 29 August

A week in reviews: 25 - 29 August

By 11 hours ago

As September looms, that means the IFA trade show is incoming, so keep eyes on the site next week for all the latest coverage. We expect big things from Samsung, Sony and the usual suspects. But as we wrap up the month of August, we've got a spread of... >>

Dyson teases its first robot vacuum, project N223, for 4 September unveil

Dyson teases its first robot vacuum, project N223, for 4 September unveil

By 28 August 2014

Dyson, the British vacuum specialist, has unveiled a video cryptographically showing off something called project N223. It looks like this will be the company's first robot vacuum cleaner which it plans to unveil on 4 September. Dyson used to have a section... >>

These new technologies will shape our future

These new technologies will shape our future

By 26 August 2014

The expected future of technology, where everyone zips about in flying cars or lives on the Moon, might not turn out quite like that. Instead disruptive new technologies are changing the way we live now and will change our lives in the future entirely.... >>

Devolo dLAN 500 AV Wireless+ Starter Pack review: Extend your Wi-Fi network with ease
4 out of 5

Devolo dLAN 500 AV Wireless+ Starter Pack review: Extend your Wi-Fi network with ease

By 26 August 2014

Having recently moved house, we came across a problem: the Wi-Fi signal from our otherwise impressive Virgin Media Superhub 2 wouldn't reach the back bedroom. No internet in bed - that's a serious modern day dilemma. But the solution to boost our Wi-Fi... >>

A week in reviews: 18 - 22 August

A week in reviews: 18 - 22 August

By 23 August 2014

It's an eclectic week of wonders here on Pocket-lint, headed up by our review of the Plug-in Hybrid Volvo V60. At over £50k does it make sense in the UK yet, or is there still much work to be done before the concept of electric can really take off? Elsewhere... >>

LG Music Flow: Hands-on with the most compelling Sonos rival yet

LG Music Flow: Hands-on with the most compelling Sonos rival yet

By 22 August 2014

LG has launched a comprehensive wireless multi-room audio system it is calling LG Music Flow. It is a complete system of audio devices that will rival the dominant player in this segment, Sonos. We've seen a number of launches in recent months and years... >>

Vax Air Cordless review
4.5 out of 5

Vax Air Cordless review

By 21 August 2014

The future of cleaning, some say, is robot vacuum cleaners. But in the present and in our experience those automated robotic vacuums have still got a long way to go for the perfect clean. Until then it's all about perfecting what we do manually, which... >>

Climote upgrades ScottishPower users to smart heating controls at home

Climote upgrades ScottishPower users to smart heating controls at home

By 19 August 2014

Climote, the smarthome climate control, is going to be available to all ScottishPower customers after the two signed a deal together. That means that whether at home or out and about people will be able to control their home's heating using a mobile.... >>

Noke smart padlock uses Bluetooth-enabled phones to unlock instead of keys

Noke smart padlock uses Bluetooth-enabled phones to unlock instead of keys

By 18 August 2014

There's a new smart product in the works called Noke. It's a Bluetooth-enabled padlock that doesn't require a key (Get it? "No key." Yeah.) Noke recently landed on Kickstarter and has surpassed the $50,000 mark of its $100,000 goal, and it still has 30... >>

A week in reviews: 11 - 15 August

A week in reviews: 11 - 15 August

By 16 August 2014

Ahead of the Surface Pro 3 release date on 28 August here in Blighty, we've got the full ins and outs of the latest laptop-meets-tablet. Is it the "laptop killer" it claims to be or at 12-inches is it too big to tick the successful tablet box? Next up... >>